These counties have a sizable federal land area, have many ignitions, but not have experienced a large fire. Most are in the Southeast, where there is a high Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) and demographically stressed population.
Example of a Typical County — Yell County, Arkansas: Yell County has a large area in the Ouachita National Forest. It experiences occasional large fires, as it did in 2003 and 2007.
|Vegetation and Fuels||High|
|Homes, Communities and Values at Risk||High|
Effective and Efficient Response:
Counties in this combo have high risk to large wildfires and most counties have less potential for resource benefits than others.